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NPB 12 Fall 2018 - Unit 18

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The Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, in the College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, invites applications for a temporary Lecturer position for NPB 12 The Human Brain and Disease for Fall Quarter 2018 (September 24, 2018-December 14, 2018).

RESPONSIBILITIES: the appointee will be expected to develop and deliver instructional lectures for NPB 12; prepare the course syllabus and instructional materials (slides, handouts, assignments); manage online course materials (i.e. via CANVAS and course text companion website “Launchpad”); use appropriate teaching methods to facilitate student learning; hold office hours to address student questions; assess student learning outcomes by written examinations and assignments; grade examinations and assignments; submit final grades.
For a full course description:

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Neuroscience; demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and course load.

TO APPLY: Applicants should submit materials online at: Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of teaching interests and experience, a diversity statement. Applicants should also include contact information for three references. Closing date: open until filled, but all application materials must be received by September 4, 2018 to be assured full consideration. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarly or creative work at a later date.

The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments.

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - One page summary of teaching interests and experience.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)